Visa requirements African style.

Author:Whitworth, Charlene
Position:Letters - Brief Article - Letter to the Editor

I am an African-American volunteer in Africa. I thought I would see the "Mother-land" while I am here. I couldn't believe and anticipate how difficult it is to get visas to cross borders within the continent.

My assignment takes me into two countries frequently so I cannot give up my passport for weeks to get a visa to visit one country or another. How is "Mother Africa" going to develop when there are so many restrictions to travel?

Charlene Whitworth

Maputsoe, Lesotho

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